Bhubaneswar, Sep 21: Tamando police today busted a ganja smuggling racket and seized 1.35 quintals of ganja. Police have also detained six persons in this connection.
Acting on a tip-off, police intercepted three luxury cars and found the contraband concealed in secret chambers. Police said that the detainees confessed that they were transporting the contraband in luxury vehicles to hoodwink the enforcement agencies.
“They are being further interrogated to ascertain the source of procurement of ganja. We are also verifying the antecedents of the detainees along with the details of the vehicles used in the smuggling of ganja,” said a police official.